David Loughrey

Harbour scheme too costly

The Dunedin City Council has reduced the scope of its multimillion-dollar harbourside project after the high cost of property made some aspects unaffordable.

Roslyn day spa consent granted

A Roslyn boutique day spa and massage therapy business has been granted consent to move into the former Roslyn fire station, and it may soon be joined in the building by a new restaurant and bar.

Road still closed to vehicles

John Wilson Ocean Dr is to stay closed to vehicles while a study is completed on wildlife that is beginning to return to the area.

'Stuff them': Guest talks tough to trust

'Stuff them': Guest talks tough to trust

Ongoing acrimony towards the New Zealand Historic Places Trust surfaced at the Dunedin City Council yesterday, as the stalled Mediterranean garden project was discussed.

Parking fees raised as new rules approved

Parking fees raised as new rules approved

New parking rules approved for Dunedin yesterday will end free parking in the central city, raise the cost of parking in George St to $4 an hour and cost $1 million to implement.

Temporary liquor ban in north of city

Temporary liquor ban in north of city

A temporary liquor ban will cover North Dunedin during August, despite concern from some city councillors not enough had been done to liaise with "underground" Undie 500 organisers.

Angry emails take toll on councillors

Angry emails take toll on councillors

"Hate mail" and personal criticism are taking a toll on some local body politicians in Dunedin, affecting an already fraught public consultation system.

Cosy Dell student flats application declined

A Dunedin City Council resource consent committee has turned down a plan for a nine-bedroom student residential unit in the Cosy Dell area of Dunedin.

Undie 500 fears prompt temporary liquor ban call

Undie 500 fears prompt temporary liquor ban call

Police are calling for a temporary liquor ban for North Dunedin in August, amid fears an unofficial Undie 500 could again erupt into disorder.

Stop the Stadium mobilises against district plan change

Stop the Stadium mobilises against district plan change

Stop the Stadium is gearing up to provide help for people to make submissions against a district plan change that would allow the Awatea St Stadium to be built, and is today beginning a membership drive.